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Hi I'm Richard Alder

I am an Eagle Scout. I go to college. I am serving a 2 year mission soon. I went to China as a student ambassador. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I play soccer and love all other sports. I am in college and am studying Chemical Engineering, this requires about 6 years of school at least. I am the oldest of 7 kids and my mother is pregnant with the 8th kid. I will not be able to see my little brother or sister be born because I am going to serve a mission. This mission is going to be for 2 years. I will miss them but I think that helping people come closer to Christ like I was able to come closer to him is worth it. I also know that God will help me as I do this and will help my family while I am gone.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon. My parents were Mormon and so I was raised Mormon. But I made a choice that I wanted to be a Mormon. We learn what a being a Mormon is about and then we get to choose. I choose to be one and I have loved it the whole time. I would never give it up.

How I live my faith

I go to church every Sunday. I go to my lessons and I sometimes teach others who are older than me and have more experience. This gets me nervous every time I do this. I teach them for 30 minutes. I usually learn more from them than they do from me about what the lesson is about.